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Intersection Improvements near Powhatan State Park

Improvements at the intersection of Route 522 and Route 617

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Spring 2017

$2.75 million



Scott Chapman
(804) 524-6246

Proposed Improvements

Proposed project improvements include: providing north and southbound turn lanes from Maidens Rd. (Route 522) to westbound Old River Trail (Route 617), improving the intersection sight distance from eastbound Route 617 to southbound Route 522, widening pavement on Route 522 to current-day standards of 12 feet, widening shoulders to 4 feet on Route 522 and improving the roadside ditch lines to modern standards.

Public Involvement

A citizen information meeting was held September 24, 2013 at the Powhatan Village Community Building. Fact Sheet

A public hearing was held on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Powhatan County Public Library.

A brochure is available.

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